Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer: how to look for and how to manage it

Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer: how to look for and how to manage it With a current molecular revolution, hereditary gastric cancer represents a small group of patients that require a special multidisciplinary treatment. Surgeons being a member of the multidisciplinary teams are an important part of the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of these patients. The prophylactic nature of the gastrectomy with all different problems associated with this procedure need to be widely discussed with patients. We present a review of how to look for and how to manage a hereditary diffuse-type gastric cancer. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Updates in Surgery Springer Journals

Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer: how to look for and how to manage it

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Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 by Italian Society of Surgery (SIC)
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Surgery
ISSN
2038-131X
eISSN
2038-3312
D.O.I.
10.1007/s13304-018-0545-1
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Abstract

With a current molecular revolution, hereditary gastric cancer represents a small group of patients that require a special multidisciplinary treatment. Surgeons being a member of the multidisciplinary teams are an important part of the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of these patients. The prophylactic nature of the gastrectomy with all different problems associated with this procedure need to be widely discussed with patients. We present a review of how to look for and how to manage a hereditary diffuse-type gastric cancer.

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Updates in SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 4, 2018

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